Post on Facebook by Richard Keith Latman

Ok I'm tired of the death posts and yes we lost some amazing people in 2016 but you know what? 2016 was an amazing year and here's a list of reasons. Feel FREE to add your own! - There's an Ebola Vaccine now - Child Mortality - Down across the globe - +9% survival rate in pacreatic cancer sufferers - Gene responsible for ALS found - Volunteers in India planted 50 Million trees in 24 hours - Suicide rates down globally - The Ozone layer is repairing itself - The Rabbinical assembly issued a resolution affirming the rights of trans and non conforming individuals - MIND CONTROLLED ROBOT ARMS - Leo got dat oscar - Wild tigers numbers up FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 100 YEARS - Giant Pandas - No longer endangered - A solar powered plane did a f****** world trip - Global Malaria down by 60% - Measels ERADICATED from the Americas - 93% of the world's children learned to read and write - the highest percentage IN HUMAN HISTORY - China plans to be completely renewable by 2020 and has a global plan for by 2050 - Huge global push in renewable energy - Norway committed 0 deforestation, 0 - Every major grocer and fast food chain in the US pledged to use cage free eggs only by 2025 - Manatees - No longer endangered - Wild Wolves - Back in Europe - Wild Salmon spawning in the Connecticut river for the first time since the American revolution - Columbian white tailed deer - no longer endangered - Green Sea Turtles - NO LONGER F****** ENDANGERED - Sea World no longer breeding captive killer whales - Humpback Whales - NO LONGER ENDANGERED - Global aid - up by 7% - America's most generous year EVER in charity and aid - China's most generous year EVER in charity and aid at $15 Billion